Articles by Munkhtuya Altangerel

Kazakhstan Chairs Working Group of Preparatory Commission for Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

NUR-SULTAN – This year marks the 30th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.  The international community, recognizing the contribution of Kazakhstan in strengthening the non-proliferation regime of…

Highlights of UNDP-Kazakhstan partnership in the past four years

I have worked as the Deputy Resident Representative for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kazakhstan from 2014 until now. During my tenure in Kazakhstan, our organisation was privileged to support the government’s core reforms and transformation processes geared towards social, economic and institutional modernisation. Out of these reforms, UNDP has focused its partnership…